• Major Repairs Administrator

    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(26/10/2018 14:22)
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    Rydon Maintenance Ltd
  • Overview

    Rydon Maintenance has a fantastic opportunity for a Repairs Administrator to join our highly regarded Lifecycle and Cyclical Decorations team in Islington. Rydon Maintenance is an expanding division of the Rydon Group and is successfully providing facilities management services to a variety of clients, predominantly within the healthcare and housing association sectors.


    The Rydon group operates throughout England, predominantly in London and the southern counties. We are a dynamic, multi talented organisation, working across a wide range of construction market sectors within the built environment. Rydon has established a strong reputation for the quality within our new-build and maintenance sectors, creating and improving communities for the benefit of current and future generations. For over 40 years, we've recruited talented and innovative people to build and maintain homes, schools, hospitals, student accommodation and more. We combine a personal touch with outstanding technical expertise to deliver award-winning, quality facilities for local communities with a commitment from people who are passionate about what they do.

    Job Purpose

    Based from our office in Islington you will be providing administrative support as part of our Lifecycle and Cyclical Decorations team. This team is responsible for providing ongoing planned maintenance for more than 9,000 residential properties.


    As part of this varied role, you will take responsibility for day to day administration to ensure the smooth running of our repairs contracts. This will involve aspects such as;

    • Booking appointments with tenants/residents for major works via telephone or letter correspondence, as and when required.
    • Raising work orders on the system for major works and allocating to a sub-contractor.
    • Liaising with sub-contractors on a daily basis for updates on quotes, jobs, start and completion dates and completions.
    • Submitting section 20 requests as when required for major works and tracking to expiry.
    • Attending monthly H&S meetings with sub-contractors and building surveyor, as and when required.
    • Liaising with staff in other departments and with external contacts, as and when required i.e. arranging property decants and accommodation, responding to complaints investigations.
    • Providing administrative support to designated building surveyor.

    This is a pivotal role within our busy and successful team and provides an excellent opportunity for personal growth and development. 

    Experience Required

    The ideal candidate will have previously worked within an administration role at a Maintenance Contractor (either planned or responsive maintenance) or for a council. You will have excellent customer care experience (written and verbal communication skills) and strong Microsoft Office skills including the use of Outlook, Word and Excel. Above all, this is a highly professional team and the ideal candidate will have an outgoing personality and ready for a great new challenge with Rydon. 


    If the above sounds like you then we'd strongly encourage you to apply.

    Additional Information

    As a well established, progressive company we are committed to attracting and retaining individuals by offering an excellent benefits package that includes a wide range of core and voluntary benefits.


    Rydon is an equal opportunities employer and promotes diversity in employment. Successful candidates will be selected solely on their ability to carry out the duties of the post.  


    To apply online, please use the 'apply for this job link' at the top of this page.


    Our application process is very straight forward allowing you to apply with a CV (from your Computer or Dropbox), LinkedIn, Facebook or Google+ and should take no more than a few short minutes. 


    For details on our rewards, recognition and benefits please click here.


    For more details on our culture and what it’s like to work at Rydon, please click here.


    Further information on how to apply can be found by clicking here.


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